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Definitions for photography
fəˈtɒg rə fipho·tog·ra·phy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. photography, picture takingnoun

    the act of taking and printing photographs

  2. photographynoun

    the process of producing images of objects on photosensitive surfaces

  3. photographynoun

    the occupation of taking and printing photographs or making movies

Wiktionary

  1. photographynoun

    The art and technology of producing images on photosensitive surfaces, and its digital counterpart.

  2. photographynoun

    The occupation of taking (and often printing) photographs.

Wikipedia

  1. Photography

    Photography is the art, application, and practice of creating durable images by recording light, either electronically by means of an image sensor, or chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film. It is employed in many fields of science, manufacturing (e.g., photolithography), and business, as well as its more direct uses for art, film and video production, recreational purposes, hobby, and mass communication.Typically, a lens is used to focus the light reflected or emitted from objects into a real image on the light-sensitive surface inside a camera during a timed exposure. With an electronic image sensor, this produces an electrical charge at each pixel, which is electronically processed and stored in a digital image file for subsequent display or processing. The result with photographic emulsion is an invisible latent image, which is later chemically "developed" into a visible image, either negative or positive, depending on the purpose of the photographic material and the method of processing. A negative image on film is traditionally used to photographically create a positive image on a paper base, known as a print, either by using an enlarger or by contact printing.

ChatGPT

  1. photography

    Photography is the art, practice, or process of creating images by capturing light or other electromagnetic radiation on a photosensitive medium. It involves the use of a camera or other image-capturing device to record and preserve visual moments, either as a form of artistic expression, documentation, or for commercial purposes. Photography encompasses various techniques, perspectives, and styles, allowing individuals to convey emotions, tell stories, or capture the beauty of the world around them through visual images.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Photographynoun

    the science which relates to the action of light on sensitive bodies in the production of pictures, the fixation of images, and the like

  2. Photographynoun

    the art or process of producing pictures by this action of light

  3. Etymology: [Photo- + -graphy: cf. F. photographie.]

Wikidata

  1. Photography

    Photography is the art, science, and practice of creating durable images by recording light or other electromagnetic radiation, either chemically by means of a light-sensitive material such as photographic film, or electronically by means of an image sensor. Typically, a lens is used to focus the light reflected or emitted from objects into a real image on the light-sensitive surface inside a camera during a timed exposure. The result in an electronic image sensor is an electrical charge at each pixel, which is electronically processed and stored in a digital image file for subsequent display or processing. The result in a photographic emulsion is an invisible latent image, which is later chemically developed into a visible image, either negative or positive depending on the purpose of the photographic material and the method of processing. A negative image on film is traditionally used to photographically create a positive image on a paper base, known as a print, either by using an enlarger or by contact printing. Photography has many uses for business, science, manufacturing, art, recreational purposes, and mass communication.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Photography

    fō-tog′ra-fi, n. the art of producing pictures by the action of light on chemically prepared surfaces.—n. Phō′tograph, a picture so produced.—v.t. to make a picture of by means of photography.—ns. Phōtog′rapher, Phōtog′raphist.—adj. Phōtograph′ic, -al.—adv. Phōtograph′ically. [Gr. phōs, light, graphein, to draw.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Photography

    Method of making images on a sensitized surface by exposure to light or other radiant energy.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'photography' in Nouns Frequency: #2811

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of photography in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of photography in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of photography in a Sentence

  1. Auguste Rodin:

    If the artist only reproduces superficial features as photography does, if he copies the lineaments of a face exactly, without reference to character, he deserves no admiration. The resemblance which he ought to obtain is that of the soul.

  2. Leila Alaoui:

    There's no way I can take a camera and just do street photography in Morocco. People will get aggressive.

  3. Kabul News:

    The Taliban also confiscated photography equipment.

  4. Andy Sorkin:

    The director, very close to the start of photography, decided that we were missing a sex scene between Alec Baldwin and Nicole Kidman, i went back to the hotel and I wrote like four pages of banter that ended with them falling into bed and Nicole Kidman and Alec Baldwin cut to the next day.

  5. Sara Wheeler:

    They represent a golden age in the history of photography, when a few men went to the unknown to bring back awe-inspiring pictures.

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